harm reduction http://kalw.org en San Francisco drug users bring harm reduction to the streets http://kalw.org/post/san-francisco-drug-users-bring-harm-reduction-streets <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">There’s a plan circulating in San Francisco to make using crack cocaine safer: give away free crack pipes. It might sound farfetched, but it’s supported by science.</span></p><p> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 23:57:09 +0000 Charlie Mintz 42745 at http://kalw.org San Francisco drug users bring harm reduction to the streets Heroin and Harm Reduction http://kalw.org/post/heroin-and-harm-reduction <p>The tragic death of actor Phillip Seymour Hoffman has brought both cultural and media attention to a recent spike in heroin deaths related to painkiller addiction.</p><p>We look at the impact of new forms of dangerous heroin,&nbsp;the effects on users, and overdose prevention efforts--particularly in San Francisco--that are saving lives … and money.</p><p>Guests:</p> Tue, 18 Feb 2014 04:57:42 +0000 City Visions 39862 at http://kalw.org Heroin and Harm Reduction